• California Adventure
    Grizzly Peak Airfield Construction Photos

    The renovation and re-themeing of the old Condor Flats area at Disney’s California Adventure into Grizzly Peak Airfield, is moving along at a brisk pace. Last Friday they re-opened the counter service restaurant Smokejumpers Grill, and are pushing for an early summer opening of the entire area. The construction fence has now been moved back […]

  • Epcot
    Details Emerge on Frozen Meet & Greet at Norway

    Permit drawings have just been release for the new “Frozen Meet & Greet” at Epcot’s Norway Pavilion. Scheduled to open in 2016, the drawings show the building envelope, the location of the facade, waterfall, exit, fiord entrance queue and a small bridge going over the fiord. Backstage a support building is being re-located next to […]

  • Disney Springs
    Disney Springs Parking Changes

    Beginning December 1, work will start on Town Center and the East parking garage, which will require Walt Disney World to close parking lots A-G in the Marketplace and Pleasure Island areas. This particular phase of the Disney Springs project will have impacts in other areas of Downtown Disney. Guest parking will remain available in […]

  • Shanghai
    Vertical Construction Begins at Shanghai Disneyland

    Leaders from The Walt Disney Company as well as the Shanghai Disney Resort Management Company and the Shanghai Shendi Group gathered at the site to celebrate the occasion with construction workers. “This is a great moment for everyone working on the Shanghai Disney Resort and underscores the continued progress we are making as we bring […]

  • ABC
    Scuttlebutt – Another Tunnel in the Magic Kingdom?

    The Magic Kingdom will soon begin work on a new permanent Main Street U.S.A bypass that will provide an alternative exit to the Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World. During parades and firework shows, guests are currently directed to exit the park behind the buildings on the east side of Main Street. The new Main […]

  • Disneyland
    Disneyland Quietly Announces Big Thunder Delay

    The Disney Parks blog ran a brief story yesterday about an “exciting photo to share” with their readers. Shown was a photo of the first new train test (a static shot in the station) on the brand-new track that was just installed at the attraction. They also mentioned that it will re-open this Winter 2014. […]

  • Disney Vacation Club
    Disney To Add Timeshares At The Polynesian Resort

    According to a Orlando Sentinel report, Disney Vacation Club, announced today that it is building new time-share units at Disney’s Polynesian Resort, the 42-year-old, tropically themed hotel on the Magic Kingdom monorail. A Disney spokesperson did not say how many time-share units will be built. Construction has already started and is expected to be completed sometime in 2015. In […]

  • Aulani Resort & Spa
    Construction Update: Aulani Resort Expansion

    Aulani Resort is currently expanding its facilities. When finished, there will be a themed family pool called Ka Maka Grotto (Ka Maka is Hawaiian for “The point of the fishhook”) featuring an infinity edge, a misty grotto with an after-dark glittering lights experience, along with a Keiki (kids’) splash zone (Keiki Cove) and a poolside dining venue called […]